Apple y Samsung multados por ralentizar sus móviles más viejos

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 16:26:33 +0000

Como Apple y Samsung acaban de descubrir, a costa de sus arcas, hay una forma correcta y otra incorrecta de ofrecer actualizaciones de software a sus clientes. Según investigadores del anti trust italiano AGCM, la forma correcta de proveer las actualizaciones a iOS y Android es añadir nuevas funciones que mejoren la experiencia del usuario [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/Ik0XswHr1XI” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Mobile Menace Monday: top five scariest mobile threats

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 15:00:00 +0000

In the spirit of this upcoming Halloween season, we thought we’d provide you with a list of the top five scariest mobile threats in our book.

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Fake Android banking apps target victims in India

Credit to Author: Pankaj Kohli| Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2018 03:30:48 +0000

Deceptive malware may have stolen thousands of Indian subcontinental bank customers’ account data or credit card numbers<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/VjeP8v3qZxE” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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This festive season secure your mobile payments

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:40:00 +0000

Festivities in India have begun and it’s time for a joyride of celebrations, merriment, lots of tantalising food and exchange of gifts. Talking of food and gifts, the festive season is also a time for ecommerce sites to spring into action, by offering tempting discounts and sales to lure people…

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Stats make iOS a hard OS to ignore

Credit to Author: Evan Schuman| Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 03:00:00 -0700

The latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system — iOS 12 — was released just a few weeks ago, and yet it’s already installed on 53% of relatively newer iPhones (introduced since September 2014) and 50% of all iPhones. Bottom line: It’s the fastest acceptance of any Apple OS.

This is more than a minimally interesting statistic. It illustrates the key difference between Apple mobile devices and Android mobile devices: Although there are more Android users on the globe, Apple’s users are much more of a community. That means many things from an Apple marketing perspective, but for IT, it means far greater security.

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I gestori di password Android sono sensibili alle app di phishing

Credit to Author: Sophos Italia| Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 05:14:07 +0000

I ricercatori hanno scoperto che diversi importanti gestori di password di Android possono essere indotti con l’inganno ad inserire credenziali di accesso in false app di phishing.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/UXivpfhqvRU” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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A week in security (October 1 – 7)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 16:31:56 +0000

A roundup of the security news from October 1–7 including National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, LoJack, fileless malware, and BYOS.

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The price of a cheap mobile phone may include your privacy

Credit to Author: Chen Yu| Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:00:28 +0000

Inexpensive mobile phones may be subject to “supply chain compromise,” with Trojaned third party apps. We look at a phone that shipped with factory-installed malware<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/9yo1mhq-MZc” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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The Need For Anti-Virus As Mobile Wallet Transactions Hit Record 14,170 Crore

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 05:24:43 +0000

After mobile wallet transactions experienced a setback owing to the mandatory know-your-customer (KYC) requirements in March, mobile wallet companies have bounced back with a record transaction of 14,170 crore in May, the highest recorded transaction after January. Thus, M-Wallets are back in vogue with companies once again succeeding in convincing…

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Mobile Menace Monday: SMS phishing attacks target the job market

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 17:45:59 +0000

Could it be that our dream job awaits via a random SMS message? On the contrary, this SMS phishing attack could cause nightmares for unsuspecting job hunters.

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